Tag Archives: death

To move on

Tiny fingers wrapped around a giant thumb Continue reading

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When life tends to zero

Life deals us all a finite horizon With a probability of exit tending to one as life tends to a hundred   But when the probability is refined By sickness or emergency There is an ominous approach of death   … Continue reading

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Return to the Troubles would be biggest blow dealt by Brexit

Over the centuries that Britain celebrated imperialism, Ireland experienced it. This has culminated in a vastly different outlook between the two islands. Continue reading

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The world ends only for the self

Brother and brother walk arm in arm, trudging through mud Continue reading

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Your shadow

When I said I wanted to go with you You turned, smiled, and said ‘my shadow’ It was without irritation For I knew that sound   I took the car with you, Sometimes silver, other times green or blue Those … Continue reading

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Escape of the City

As I escape a few final times into this City

I will enjoy the possibility that she could be alive Continue reading

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‘The real tragedy lies in the loss of those most dear to us’

Departing Ireland over six years ago, I never imagined I’d still be gone. It’s only London, I know, but that marks a huge gap with home. A gap only those who have had to do the journey can truly appreciate. … Continue reading

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